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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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136- Intellectually Engaging Problems: The Heart of a Good Lesson

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
205 B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Blake E. Peterson

Handouts NCTM 2015 Boston - Intellectually Engaging Problems sm.pdf


A common characteristic of good lessons worldwide is that students are intellectually engaged in solving and reasoning through rich mathematical problems. I will share several problems that I have seen during observations in Japan and have subsequently used in the U.S. I will also discuss some features I have found common among these rich problems.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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